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Electrical Equipment

Company Overview of Thomas & Betts Corp.

Company Overview

Thomas & Betts Corporation engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of components used to manage the connection, distribution, and transmission of electrical power in industrial, construction, and utility applications in North America and Europe. The company’s Electrical segment offers connectors, components, and other products. Its products include fittings and accessories; fastening products, such as plastic and metallic ties for bundling wire, and flexible tubing; connectors, including compression and mechanical connectors for high-current power and grounding applications; indoor and outdoor switch and outlet boxes, covers, and accessories; floor boxes; metal framing used as stru...

8155 T&B Boulevard

Memphis, TN 38125

United States

Founded in 1898

9,400 Employees





Key Executives for Thomas & Betts Corp.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 48
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President
Age: 51
President of Canadian Operations
President of Canada Operations
President of Europe Middle East Africa and Asia
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Thomas & Betts Corp. Key Developments

Thomas & Betts Launches DTS LED Tubular Lighting and Floodlights for Hazardous Locations

DTS, Thomas & Betts global brand for hazardous lighting and cabinets, announced that it has launched LED Tubular Lighting and Floodlights for hazardous locations. It offers emergency lighting, linear tubular lighting and floodlights with the efficiency and durability of light-emitting diode (LED) technology. The availability of LED technology in DTS Series XFFL tubular lighting and Series XLF floodlights brings longer service life, greater energy efficiency, and vibration and shock resistance to lighting for hazardous locations, hazardous location products, at Thomas & Betts Europe. The tubular luminaire and the floodlight are the two most popular items in DTS catalog, and by offering them with LED technology, its benefits are available for applications in oil and gas processing, as well as food and beverage, pharmaceutical and chemical processing. The DTS XFFL Range Tubular LED Fitting offers an operating life of more than 100,000 hours, output of 5,000 lumens with 100% yield, and components mounted on a sliding gear tray to facilitate installation and maintenance, and may be retrofitted into existing fixtures mounted with T8 lamps. The DTS XFFL LED tubular luminaire includes a cable gland and brackets, and is available in polycarbonate or glass. The DTS XLF Range LED Floodlight offers an operating life of more than 50,000 hours, narrow-beam output of 9,000 lumens and wide-beam output of 7,000 lumens, and instant-start illumination and instant re-strike. It will operate in cold environments without needing to warm up. The DTS XLF LED floodlight includes a cable gland and an integral junction box. Both DTX XFFL Range Tubular LED Fittings and XLF Range LED Floodlights are manufactured with low copper, marine-grade aluminum castings, and are finished with offshore-grade paint.

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Thomas & Betts Corp.'s Elastimold® Grounding Device (GAD) Safely Provides Direct 600A, 25kA-Rated Ground Connection

Thomas & Betts Corp. announced that The Elastimold® Grounding Device (GAD) provides a direct 600A, 25kA-rated connection with a removable protective cap that allows for increased safety in everyday operations. Series GAD and GADDR are designed for standard C-clamp ground connections, and Series BGAD and BGADDR are specially designed for ball-stud ground connections. The Elastimold® GAD connects to the rear interfaces of 600A series elbow connectors (T-bodies) to ground the circuit. To remain open, the insulated cap with a capacitive test point assures that there is no voltage present. Once the circuit is de-energized, it is grounded through the grounding cable to the system ground. Elastimold® GADs comply with the ANSI/IEEE-386-2006 Standard.

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